Henri-Louis Bergson was a French philosopher, influential in the first half of the 20th century.
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“To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.”
“Life does not proceed by the association and addition of elements, but by dissociation and division.”
“Think like a man of action, act like a man of thought.”
“The only cure for vanity is laughter, and the only fault that is laughable is vanity.”
“Il faut agir en homme de pensée et penser en homme d'action.”
“The eye sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend.”
“Religion is to mysticism what popularization is to science”
“Homo sapiens, the only creature endowed with reason, is also the only creature to pin its existence on things unreasonable”
“The present contains nothing more than the past, and what is found in the effect was already in the cause.”
“To perceive means to immobilize. We seize, in the act of perception, something which outruns perception itself.”
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